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Feb 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: president obama insists he is running the government more like a business. we get live reaction from the head of largest business group that hosted the president today. republican governors want the president to make big changes to his healthcare law. another european leader says multiculturalism has failed. live from our studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. part of president obama's post election perceived move to the center has been the adaptation of a more business friendly image. today that new approach took him a short walk from the white house. to the very heart of pro-business territory. white house kept mike emanuel tells us how it went. arp after a bumpy two years with the business community, president obama flanked by the new chief of business advisor headed to the chamber of commerce to ask companies to "get in the game." >> as we work with you to mak america a better place to do business, i am hoping all of you are thinking what you can do for america. ask yourself what is you can do
FOX News
Jan 31, 2011 8:00pm EST
, unquote. >> obviously a major blow to president obama because health care is his signature issue. before the judge's ruling, two judges sided with the administration and one had ruled obamacare unconstitutional so it's two against two. thus as predicted the law will go to the supreme court. talking points is not surprised by the judge's decision. a year and a half ago i said this. >> government is saying that you have to buy health insurance? >> right. >> i say it's unconstitutional. the government doesn't have the power to force an american to buy that. >> the question is, if i knew that and many of you knew that why did the obama administration not know. the answer -- wishful thinking. from the beginning, the issue of force to purchase was paramont. this is not a public safety issue where laws are made to protect people. if you can't afford health insurance there are entitlements to help you out but some folks will not buy health insurance. if the feds can insure your healththey can extend the mandate and compel other purchases in pursuit of social justice. that is what this is all abo
FOX News
Feb 26, 2011 3:00am EST
but a swiss miss. and is president obama getting his groove on while the mideast burns? some say yes, but others say ain't no party like a motown party and a motown party can't be rescheduled. and as lovable scam p charlie sheen be called a lovable jerk? >> thank you, andy. >> your het leer hair do is -- your hitler hair do is making me feel ill. >> your face is an omelette of despair. let's welcome our guests. she excites me. i am here with patty m brown. she is so cute that snow angels make outlines of her on the ground when it is snowing. charles pain is back. fox business network and ceo of wall street strategies. he knows picking stocks like i know being in them. and he is a lot like bill shultz, but he is not homeless or infested with six kinds of hepatitis. filling in for my repulsive sidekick is john devore. and next to me, thaddeus mccodder. he released a book called "seize freedom" hope that is not a stripper, and i suggest you read the forward because it is fantastic. it is fantastic. , eh. we have no pinch because bill is out and when bill is out pinch is gone too. >> wei
Feb 7, 2011 6:00am EST
and author of "the violence of peace" america's wars in the age of obama, steven carter here to talk about the super bowl this morning. >> willie, what happened, man? >> it was a good game. >> the super bowls have all been good for the last six, seven years. the bears/colts one kind of stunk. packers jump out to a 21-3, looked like you could go to bed at halftime. >> did i. >> then they cut the score to four. they couldn't quite finish off the comeback. incredible run for the packers. they had to fight to get into the playoffs. they won on the road to philly, atlanta, chicago and now beating the steelers. aaron rodgers was named mvp. remember he was drafted to be brett favre's backup, stepping out of favre's long shadow and winning the most valuable player trophy last night. >> mark halperin, try to weigh this for me if you will. >> please. >> as we watch the super bowl highlights, what you think had more impact on the sporting world yesterday, the steelers losing the super bowl to this gutsy team or liverpool beating chelsea? >> a draw. >> it's a draw. >> no doubt about it. >> you saw the
FOX News
Feb 6, 2011 4:00pm EST
report on the latest on the developing story later in the show. >> gregg: president obama preparing to address the u.s. congress tomorrow and he will attempt to win the support of business leaders. >> it's a short walk from the white house to the chamber of commerce but there is a big divide between the two. complicating the relationship, they helped the republicans win back to the house. their leaders say the president's health care law is bad for business. plus last fall the chamber may have used foreign money to air ads attacking democrats. >> if we make america the best place to do business, businesses should make their mark here in america. they should set up shop here and hire workers and pay decent wages. >> this relationship could be for a number of reasons. elections are warming up but the chamber focuses on congressional races that will have influence over voters. voters the president needs for reelection. if you are on the same side of an important fight winning congressional support with a trade agreement for south korea. business leaders like that he has appointed bill
FOX News
Feb 7, 2011 1:00pm EST
attention. megyn: thank you. did the obama administration betray our closest ally? a look at a property that the u.s. gave british nuclear secrets to russia. and the first lady would like to fight obesity. does she have the right to tell you how much you can eat at your favorite restaurant? the new push from the white house and the controversy. a 33-year-old woman gains national attention for this hateful attack against a dying child and her family. nancy grace joins our legal panel on how one judge just decided to deal with that woman. >> what do you accomplished with a deceased mother with the grim reaper and a daughter with the skull and crossbones. >> personal satisfaction because it rubs her [beep] raw. it rubs her raw for me to make fun of her dead daughter on that tape. everyone has someone to go heart healthy for. who's your someone? campbell's healthy request can help. low cholesterol, zero grams trans fat, and a healthy level of sodium. it's amazing what soup can do. crisp, clear, untouched. that's why there's brita, to make the water we drink, taste a little more, perfect. re
Feb 24, 2011 5:00am EST
obama broke his public silence on the violence calling it, quote, outrageous. he said his highest priority is protecting u.s. citizens as the state department works to liberate them from libya by ferry. >>> protests continue over a proposal to strip public employees in wisconsin of collective bargaining rights and now that divide is deepening after a prank phone call to that state's governor puts a spotlight on potential motives behind the controversy. here's nbc national investigative correspondent michael isakoff. >> reporter: publicly, governor scott walker defended the rights is about saving money. >> we'll balance the budget the right way and not push it off. >> reporter: in a phone call he thought he was having with a major campaign donor, he provided evidence that the real motivation is what they have been saying all along, to crush public unions. >> you essentially are having taxpayers' money being used to to lobby. it's absolutely clous. >> reporter: he believed the caller was koch. he was talking to a left-leaning journalist posing as koch. >> this is our moment. >> repo
Feb 24, 2011 5:30am EST
. >>> next 30 minutes is your cram session for this thursday, february 24th. the obama administration's announcement it will no longer defend the federal law that bans the recognition of same-sex marriage. plus, carmelo anthony makes his debut at the garden. did his performance justify the price of scalpers for tickets? we'll show you the highlights. >>> but first, let's get to the news lye at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. libyan leader moammar gadhafi is reportedly losing his grip on power this morning as anti-government protesters gain control of a growing number of cities. right now the eastern portion of the country is all but broken away with gadhafi holed up in the capital tripoli. in a further sign of the faltering sign, there's report that is two air force pilots parachuted out of the war plane and let it crash rather than follow orders to bomb a city held by the opposition. meanwhile, international momentum is building to punish gadhafi's regime. breaking his silence on the crisis, president obama said his administration is studying a full range of options inclu
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am EST
. >> it's mysterious. she'll be in court today. president obama is reaching across the aisle today inviting house republicans to lunch at the white house. molly henneberg is live in d.c. with the details. molly, what's happening with this? >> good morning. well, president obama will meet with senior advisors this morning and with secretary of state hillary clinton this afternoon. but in between that, he has a political power lunch, the president will host the top three republicans in the house of representatives. house speaker john boehner, majority leader eric cantor and majority whip kevin mccarthy. these two sides, the president and the house -- and the house republicans, you know, they frequently don't see eye to eye, for example, the house already has voted in a largely symbolic move to overturn the president's signature health care overhaul legislation and likely to take future steps to defund it. the white house gave a preview of this lunch meeting yesterday. here's more. >> i think that the president looks forward to discussing all issues foreign and domestic. obviously,
FOX News
Feb 14, 2011 5:00pm EST
council putting out obama propaganda. they were using artists to go out in the community and then we had the proof and then he resigned and it kind of went away. that is happening again, but in a different way. tonight we'll explain. after all the talk of the regular average jeffersonian egyptian that had enough of mubarak, after all the networks just cheered and clapped at the blossoming democracy, after the media led you to believe this is a spontaneous uprising, today egypt is waking up under military rule. so far the military has zofld the parliament and suspended the constitution. plus military and police officials are clearing out the remaining protestors in cairo's tarir square and putting a ban on all strikes and ban on all strikes. you don't think the unions are involved? tell me media how do you think the average egyptian feels to be free today? i'm not saying getting rid of mubarak was a bad thing. he had an abysmal human rights record but this slogan as we should have found out before, the slogan of barack obama now being used all over the world doesn't really mean anything.
Feb 15, 2011 4:00am EST
. >> u.s. president barack obama warns it's time for america to live within its means as he lays out proposals to reduce his country's $14 trillion federal debt. >>> and we examine the rising price we're all paying for basics like wheat. and the impact that's having on food aid to afghanistan. >>> let's start by checking in on stock markets here in europe, open now for 62 minutes and here is whether they stand, if we can have a look at the numbers. just up slightly in the case of the london ftse, unabout a third of a percent for paris and zur, the xetra dax, somewhere between the two. one stock that's moving today is barclays, barclays banks based here in the uk, the bank's earnings are up almost one-third from last year, $9.8 billion. barclays shares last time i looked were up by just over 1.6%. now, growth figures out today from france and germany have both proved disappointing. those are likely to weigh on market sentiment. perhaps more on that in a moment. the french economy grew one third of a percentage point in the last quarter of 2010 and germany expanded just 0.4%. economist
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 9:00pm EST
: are president obama's election -- ever chances slipping away? sarah palin is here. >> the root lies in the existence of this extremist ideology. >> sean: british prime minister makes surprising statements about muslims and multi-cull turpl. . mark stein says maybe he has a point . >> >> sean: the vice president is at it again, this time with a 53 million dollar boondoggle on his hands. >> conditions are worse with this administration. >> sean: not everyone in hollywood is happy with obama. my old buddy ed asner rips into the president on the radio. hannity starts right now. welcome to this wednesday edition. in a moment i will be joined by governor palin. we begin with new caned s of president obama's reelection chances in 2012 are dwindling. according to a cnn poll a majority of the americans expect the president to lose his reelection bid. only 46% believe he will win a second term. those numbers could be the result of the growing opposition on the president's handling of the economy. his approval rating dropped to a new low only 27% approve of his handling of this monstrous defic
Feb 14, 2011 5:00am EST
elections. >>> budget showdown. president obama proposes a plan to slash the deficit but republicans say it's not enough. and grammy gold. who were the big winners on recording city's biggest night? those stories and more are straight ahead. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry and this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with a new path in egypt. following weeks of protest that brought down the reign of the now former president hosni mubarak, egyptians are looking to the future with a cautious optimi optimism. egypt's military is in control and made sweeping changes so far welcomed by prodemocracy protesters. military leaders have imposed marshal law, dissolved the parliament and suspended the constitution saying it will be in charge only until elections are held which could take place as soon as six months from now. meanwhile, normalcy is starting to move to cairo. they began to tear down tents in the square despite resistance of protesters who want to stay. >>> lawmakers are shifting their focus to a showdown over president obama's proposed 2012 budget. the president de
Feb 26, 2011 12:30am PST
. president obama said the sanctions would target the assets of colonel qaddafi, members of his family and the libyan government while at the same time protect the interest of the libyan people. britain and france have drafted the u.n. security council resolution, which calls for an arms embargo as well as multilateral sanctions. earlier i spoke to our correspondent in new york. the timing was important because the president waited until the evacuation of all u.n. nationals from libya before imposing sanctions. >> that was a concern for the united states and some other european countries who have quite a lot of nationals in libya to be seen to be taking strong action while their citizens were still at risk in the country. now president obama has formalized what his officials announced earlier today, which is the position of financial sanctions, particularly they are freezing the assets and the property of libyan individuals and government in the united states. so the individuals include the family members of colonel mumetar qaddafi, senior liberal officials designated by the u.s. treas
Feb 14, 2011 4:30am EST
political change as the country heads towards re-election 37. >>> budget showdown. president obama proposes a plan to slash the definite is the by more than a trillion dollars. but republicans say it's pot enough. >>> and grammy gold. who were the big winners on the recording industry's biggest who were the big winners on the recording industry's biggest night? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> that lowe and good morning. today we begin with a new path in egypt. following weeks of protests that brought down the regime of now former president hosni mubarak, egyptians are looking to the future with a cautious optimism. egypt's army is now firmly in control and has made sweeping changes that have been so far welcomed by pro democracy protestors. military leaders have imposed martial law, dissolved the parliament and suspended the constitution. the army says it will be in charge only until elections are held, which could take place as soon as six months from now. meanwhile, normalcy is starting to return to cairo. military police moved into reopen tahrir square to traffic. and i
Feb 24, 2011 4:30am EST
.s., president obama broke his public silence on the violence calling it, quote, outrageous and he said his highest priority is protecting u.s. citizens as the state department worked to evacuate them from libya by ferry. those efforts have been delayed by weather. >>> the device in wisconsin over bargaining rights is deepening after a prank phone call that the state's governor put a spotlight on potential motives behind that controversy. here is michael isakoff. >> reporter: publicly, the governor has said the fight against union rights is to balance the budget. in a phone call he thought he was having with a major phone donner, walker provided his critics with evidence that his real motivation has been about crushing public unions. >> this is essentially about having the taxpayer used to pay to lobby with the taxpayer money. it's ridiculous. >> reporter: the caller was believed to be david koch. in fact, he was talking to a left leading journalist posing as koch. >> this is our moment. >> reporter: the governor's plan would force the government to contribute with pension and benefits, sev
Feb 6, 2011 1:00pm EST
gather that mr. tyrrell, still... obama care and wonder why the u.s. is so... [inaudible]. >> doctor, are you in favor of the health care plan, that passed last year? >> caller: i am... the obama health care plan, i think it did only a partial, partially satisfactory and would prefer something more on the style of the european or japanese plan or the canadian plan. >> thank you, sir. >> well, rights now, the japanese and europeans are fixing up their entitlement expense and they have a huge ex-suspension and are rioting in the streets. we don't have that yet and we can still avoid it and we can provide health care through private -- through the private medical system that is far more efficient and effective than obamacare. so, i'm going to stick with the future that works. privatization. i hope we don't go into public health care, because, i think that it would just, if you want to know what -- where it leads, well, it leads to greece, to spain, and, right now, they are faced with the terrible problem. and we have -- don't have that problem yet. and, it is not too late to avoid that
Feb 6, 2011 10:00am EST
. the president obama's representative sid the said the president must stay in office in order to steer changes through. it appears that president mubarak is going to stay. what happens next? >> well continuing the standoff. i think the people are very clear that mubarak has to retire, in dignity but he has to go. there's a huge question of credibility. people have no credibility, if he doesn't leave, the regime would retrench and then come back with vengeance. and you hear different voices. very clear he should go. he has to make care of the statement saying mubarak must stay, which created a lot of disappoint here in egypt. people who are very happy with barack obama's statement that the time is now. mubarak will be stubborn but it's not really a person of issue, it's an issue of the country. people want to see a new regime and mubarak to step down is a clear indication that we are on the throws of the second republic if you like. unless he does that, we will continue the stand off. people are very determined that he should leave. and also, fareed, that the whole process of transition should
Feb 1, 2011 12:00am EST
which president obama has tried to address the situation in egypt. he finds himself on the eve of what is expected to potentially be a million protesters flooding cairo's streets. what mr. obama can be and cannot do and what we think he might do, coming up. oceanographer: diving to 4,000 meters. - boy: go down! down. down. - boy #2: whoa. straight, go straight. no, to the right! kids: to the right! to the right! go to the right! boy: go to the right! - boy #1: whoa! - boy #2: whoa! boy #3: what is that? well, that's a... i don't know. whoa. can we call him blinky? - announcer: expert teaching. - kids: whoa! deeper learning. together, we are the human network. cisco. which beneful prepared meals. tonight? roasted chicken recipe? - savory rice and lamb stew. - [ barks ] you're right. tonight is a beef stew kind of night. [ announcer ] beneful prepared meals. another healthful, flavorful beneful. ♪ four decadent flavors. 60 calories. it's me o'clock -- time for jell-o. four decadent flavors. 60 calories. usa prime credit. you have question?. ok...peggy. yes, i have 100,000 reward poin
Feb 5, 2011 7:00am EST
but not strip him of his presidency right away. the obama administration is working several diplomatic channels. secretary of state hillary clinton has spoken with her counterpart in egypt. the state department is not providing any details of that discussion. officials are also saying talks are under way to prepare for a transition of power. so let's go live to our london bureau. with a good saturday morning to y you, first up, let's hear about the explosion with the gas pipeline. what do you know about that? >>> good morning, alex. that blast set off a massive fire that could be seen for dozens of miles according to witnesses. no one appears to be injured in the blaze and it was quickly brought under control. this has been a volatile area of egypt even before the protests and the pipeline involved crucially supplies gas to both israel and jordan. now the governor of the region says he suspects sabotage and there are unconfirmed reports about about the cause of the blast. israel radio is quoting officials at the terminal saying the small explosive device was planted and then detonated. there ar
FOX News
Feb 22, 2011 3:00am EST
. >> the libyan ambassador who just resigned said the obama registration should raise their voice. what should we be doing? it seems to be taking care of itself. however -- no, that's not true. he is killing his own people. he is killing his own people and obama -- shouldn't obama be saying something? >> he should, but before i begin, i wanted to thank you forgetting back to the comedy rich environment of general sidal dictators after last week doing nothing but porn and animals all week long. i missed that. i am glad to be here talking about this. yes, oat bo ma administration -- the obama administration should raise its voice. we have elected a guy who can't speak at all of the every time something comes up he can't do anything anymore. supposedly that will make it better. they were grilling rumsfeld in an interview saying don't you think our image around the world is better? are you high? i think he actually said that at one . she kept insisting that it was. it is like they are still pretending. i think the president is pretending now too. he is just hoping if he kicks back and doesn't do anyt
FOX News
Feb 15, 2011 5:00pm EST
. that is great. all you have to do is go to president obama's budget, page 171 to see him tell the truth. here are the receipts. these are the things that are revenues and these outlays are our spending. receipts and outlay. s. here is the deficit. bad one, 1.6 and 1.1. 2013 we're up to the middle of the decade, 768 and then -- well okay here is the middle of the decade. we're still $607 billion away from that. here is what we're taking in and here is what we're spending, this should be zero and these two must match. he must have meant 2016. 2017, no no, it's down from the year before but 2018, 2019, 2020 -- oh, boy, it's getting bad. mr. president, i could be missing something or, what is the old-fashioned word, lying. which is it? deficits through 2020. his explanation for this obvious discrepancy was. [ laughter ] >> glenn: the interested on the debt, i know. here i thought we were being honest. my goodness, that is so great. isn't it great you just not count an entire category but even if you do that, still deficits every single year also promised to cut $1 trillion over the next ten years
Feb 9, 2011 4:00am EST
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FOX News
Feb 2, 2011 6:00am EST
. in the meantime, the president of our country, president obama, he went to the air waves last night for a very short speech with an update on the situation in egypt. listen to this. and then we'll discuss the meaning of the word now. >> now, it is not the role of any other country to determine egypt's leaders. only the egyptian people can do that. what is clear and what i indicated tonight to president mubarak is belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful and must be peaceful and it must begin now. >> what does now mean? does that mean today or does it mean the september election? not clear. >> they talked about 30 minute and said in july, i'm not going to -- in september, i'm not going to run again. in august, i'll retire and he indicated his son is not going to be next. when he said his son was going to be next, that's when the people of egypt hit the roof and said you got to be kidding me. he has a tendency to jail his opponents that have a legitimate shot of beating him. question is, is that enough? are the egyptian people going to say is that a slow exit? but if hosni mubarak p
FOX News
Feb 16, 2011 6:00am EST
obama awarded the medal of freedom to 15 people including gene kennedy smith, sam musial, yo yo ma and former president george h.w. bush. >> with the steady diplomatic hand of president bush that made impossible an achievement once thought impossible. ending the cold war without firing a shot. >> the medal of freedom is the nation's highest for a civilian. mr. bush cited over 70 years of public service. that's one of the things he talked about, he started that service in world war ii. those are your headlines. >> congratulations to everybody. >> congressional lawmakers breaking out the red pens this morning proposing major changes to the president's new budget proposal. peter doocy is live in washington with the latest. peter? >> brian, that's right. even though congress is still trying to figure out how to fund the government for the rest of 2011, president obama has sent his man from the white house office of management and budget, jack lew over to capitol hill to defend his suggested budget for 2012 and that's a perfecty tall order because so many in congress especially the ne
Feb 23, 2011 10:00pm EST
house, president obama spoke out against the violence today and spoke up for the libyan people. >> the suffering and bloodshed is outrageous. and it is unacceptable. so are threats and orders to shoot peaceful protesters and further punish the people of libya. these actions violate international norms and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. the change that is taking place across the region is being driven by the people of the region. this change doesn't represent the work of the united states or any foreign power. it represents the aspirations of people who are seeking a better life. as one libyan said, we just want to be able to live like human beings. we just want to be able to live like human beings. it is the most basic of aspirations. that is driving this change, and throughout this time of transition, the united states will continue to stand up for freedom, stand up for justice, and stand up for the dignity of all people. >> president obama today. but keeping them honest, the u.s. and europe has a lot to answer for in its willingness to turn a blind
Feb 2, 2011 3:05am EST
not to run in the next presidential election. abc news has confirmed that president obama told mubarak he needs to take that action, which would allow for free elections and an orderly transition of power. >> just one more egyptian people, we hate him. 30 years is enough. >> reporter: the largest protest this country has ever seen. despite the government shutdown of public roads and transportation. in cairo where mubarak was hung in effigy, more than 250,000 people packed tahrir square. since friday the protests have generally been peaceful. one poster showed the one casualty. t women have been allowed much less freedom than men have found their voice. >> mubarak leave the country! just leave us alone! we will make it! we are not the first people to get rid of. >> reporter: repercussions are rippling through the middle east. king abdullah vowed to launch political reforms and obama administration spoke for the first time with one possible successor to mubarak, nobel laureate mohammed ed elbaradei. >> president obama addressed from the white house last night. he said egypt's transition mus
Feb 16, 2011 5:30pm PST
received a call today from president obama, who expressed his concern. meanwhile, on capitol hill, president obama won a showdown vote today over a costly pentagon program. the house voted not to fund an alternative engine for the f-35. the next generation fighter jet. producing that engine would have cost $3 billion over the next few years. budget cuts are also being debated in a lot of state capitals these days, including madison, wisconsin, where more than 10,000 state workers staged a protest today. republican governor scott walker wants them to make greater contributions to their pensions and health insurance. the state faces a deficit of more than $3 billion. now to the perpetrator of the biggest financial fraud in u.s. history. bernard madoff is serving 150 years for ripping off investors to the tune of $65 billion. his ponzi scheme played out over 16 years, and no one was on to him? believe, jim axelrod reports so if you find that hard to believe, jim axelrod reports so does madoff. >> reporter: for 26 months, since bernard madoff's multibillion-dollar ponzi scheme unravel
Feb 28, 2011 5:00am EST
resulting in a government shutdown. president obama is encouraging the nation's governors to work together as the standoff over union rights and budget cuts in wisconsin enters a third week. tracie potts joins us now from washington with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. good morning, everyone. protesters may have been forced out of wisconsin state capitol but the budget battle continues with democrats hiding out across state lines preventing a vote on what the governor says could cost them 1500 jobs. he wants to make deep cuts including cutting collective bargaining for state employees. governor scott walker on "meet the press" says if they don't act soon, the state could lose $155 million by tomorrow. now here in washington, they're focusing on the budget also. will there be a government shutdown by friday? democrats and republicans trying to come up with a compromise that at this point looks like it may include extending the current budget for another two weeks but with $4 billion in cuts. the problem is they're looking at the smallest part of the budget. and over th
FOX News
Feb 10, 2011 12:00am EST
rates businesses will be hit in the long term according to the "washington post" starting in 2014, obama would target companies for sharply higher payroll taxes to help states replenish their unemployment funds and repay their debts to washington. growing deficit and tax hikes on the horizon. how is this likely to play out for the president in the 2012 race? governor, i don't get it, the white house doesn't get it. again in two years we have the issue of raising taxes on small business. now they are going to tax small business here. what part of this is not going to help the economy do you think they don't get? >> that is why the poll numbers are reflective of the public's per self watch is really going on. -- perception of what is really going on. the policies lack the soundness we you consider the idea of bailing out states that is going to be the answer to these problems. no, the poll numbers reflect that americans, at this point are saying, enough is enough. this ain't our first rodeo. after two years of failed leftist policies we are not believing growing more government and taxing
FOX News
Feb 1, 2011 7:00pm EST
obama says to the egyptian people, we hear your voices. and to the egyptian government, the political transition must begin now. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. >> jon: tonight, on "the fox report." goodbye mr. mubarak. after days of protests, egypt's president boughs to pressure from his people and announces he will leave office. tonight, when it's going to happen, how this could reshape the political picture in the middle east, and what it means for american interests. ice, slush, and a whole lot of snow. now more states are declaring emergencies, airlines are canceling thousands more flights. and this massive storm is still on the move. plus, that's one way to get around in the snow. tonight, the inventor of the ski propeller. but we begin with a fox news weather alert. a mammoth winter storm is rumbling across the central and eastern u.s., pelting up to a third of the nation with rain, snow, and everything in between. let's get right to the map. here's how the storm has developed over the past 4 hours with powerful thunderstorms in the south and blizzards farther north. the he
Feb 25, 2011 6:00am EST
's going to vote for barack obama. the administration basically killed the project and went to the air force and said why don't you do it again? guess what, a swing state gets all those jobs. we want to know why america is dysfunctional economically? all you have to do is look at this sleazy story. "the mississippi sun herald" a much different reaction to boeing getting the contract. from the gulf coast, the european-based country competing for the deal was building inii tankers out of alabama. mike? >> "new york post," showç stopper, cbs has canceled the remaining season of "two and a half men" after charlie sheen attacked his employers in a radio show, calling the show's executive producer a clown, among other things. we'll play you that riveting radio interview. >> that is painful. >> you know, richard, we're going to be talking this morning as are a lot of people about the investigation based on "the race" article with the psy-ops. you say this is the story in afghanistan. >> the other story is a distraction. there's rogue generals who maybe go too far, what have you. i don't kn
Feb 21, 2011 7:00am PST
: but no room in the abby for the obamas or president sarkozy of france or his wife carla bruni. apparently, kanye west's name is on the door. william's a big fan. and thumbs up, too, for sir elton john. and harry is bringing chelsy davy. kate's pre-william fellow, yes, william's first love, yes, both on the list. william's aunt fergie, a snub. she fell out with diana and suffered some lurid headlines. >> he's not prepared to bury the hatchet with her. and frankly, i think the thought of her sitting in the pews with the rest of the world that day was too much. >> reporter: kate's black sheep uncle gary is coming. >> he's a millionaire exposed by the newspaper allegedly taking cocaine. >> reporter: 1900 guilt-edged invites were sent for the westminster abbey service. 600 of the guests will go on for lunch thrown by the queen and an intimate 300 will dine and dance that night at the palace. >> there will be foreign royals. the king of bahrain was invited before his troops opened fire on democracy protesters. there will be politicians, charity workers and william's military buddies. he's getti
Feb 16, 2011 6:00am EST
to help you in any way. >> do news now. >>> president obama will meet with senate democratic leadership to discuss his 2012 budget proposal. yesterday, the president denied that he is ignoring the view of his own deficit commission which said entitlement programs must be slashed. >> the notion that it's been shelved is incorrect. it still provides a framework for a conversation. i mean, part of the challenge here is this town, let's face it, you guys are pretty impatient. if something doesn't happen today, then the assumption is it's just not going to happen. right? i've had this conversation for the last two years about every single issue that we've worked on. >> dr. sachs, even the chairman of his deficit commission said he ignored the deficit commission. erskine bowles. >> again, i think there are a few big things here. social security, first of all. that's not the big deal in the deficit. when it comes to, quote, unquote entitlements, it's the health care costs that are the big issue. >> medicare, medicaid. >> we have the most expensive health care system in the world because of the
Feb 12, 2011 5:00pm EST
hero of modern-day medicine. he was exonerated and had to raise $3 billion. long story. when obama passed a wonderful health care law, there is john dingell standing next to the president and how wonderful. this man probably cause the death of women with breast cancer because the trial was delayed two or three years but then with the health care bill, did anybody question to the doctors were lowered there expertise when betsy macquarie had a forum. >> i am sorry. >> there was a forum here so my question is, what do we do to get trained physicians in public relations to go about it? we do work that nobody knows about. >> i completely agree that the clinicians and scientists are terrible at interacting with the media. i will tell you why and how we can get better part of the reason it is true as a pediatrician, we are nice people. we're not good at confrontation and even bad. a scientist like a -- you're not trained to work with the media you are taught to be critical of your day and circumspect and it is hard to make a definitive statement like mmr causes autism although you can nev
Feb 1, 2011 6:00am EST
here. ambassador huntsman does appear to potentially be viable as a candidate to run against obama in two years. >> you said you wished halpern were here. as -- as meachem can't -- >> no, halpern was knocking it down. >> i wish halpern was here. >> every time, that name comes up. >> he hisses and -- >> i know. like this. >> a little behind the scene. >> like we're so stupid. >> sitting next to me, halpern is going -- >> yeah. >> i'm sure it's -- it's unprofessional. i don't think journalists should do that. but i notice, though, he must have -- john meachem, going to you now, he must have known something was coming. because yesterday when huntsman's name came up, he backed off a little. this is a guy writing "game change ii." he's got a leak like a sieve or halpern doesn't make his million dollars. >> we'll talk about that as well. >>> and also the government says you all should eat less. we'll definitely talk about that. just eat less. that's all you need to do. yeah. well, unfortunately we need to hear that for some reason. >>> let's go to egypt. crowds are gathering in cairo rig
Feb 1, 2011 5:30pm PST
, and our lationship with him. so i think, you know, we're walking... i think the obama administration has it correct here. i think they understand from the get-go they've understood exactly what our goals are. wu we also have other interests. we need to be sensitive to them. egypt was a critical player in the peace process of the middle east. we don't want a catastrophic failure of prevention on the gaza strip and on the border with egypt. we don't want radical movement of one kind or another to fill any vacuum. we don't want send a message to friends that we don't understand those kinds of sensitivities. so i think the key here has been to make clear that we understand and are sympathetic to and supportive of the aspirations of the people of egypt, that we know there's a need for change. but to make it responsible change. change that can be affected with accountability and transparency and ultimately hopefully with an outcome that permits the aspirations the people are expressing in the street to actually be fulfilled, to be worked on, to be advanced. that's the key here. and it's a tri
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